Age UK North Yorkshire
Age UK North Yorkshire is a local charity providing services and support to older people.
We help older people remain independent and safe, making later life as fulfilling and as enjoyable as possible.
We offer information and advice (including help with welfare benefits), and insurance services from our Harrogate office at Community House between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm Monday-Friday.http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northyorkshire/ 01423 502253
Crossroads Care Harrogate, Craven & York
Crossroads Care is Britain’s leading provider of support for carers and people they care for.
We work with individuals and their families helping carers to make a life of their own outside caring.
“Crossroads Care…………the people carers turn to”.
H.E.L.P – Harrogate Easier Living Project
Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) provides support for older or vulnerable people and those with a disability to remain independent in their own home and out and about in the community.
Help at Home provides a decorating, gardening and DIY service to those who can no longer manage the task themselves.
Opening Doors provides accompanied one-to-one support for disabled and older people to access social & leisure activities and medical appointments.
Driving Force is a new voluntary car driver service for Harrogate, Knaresborough and the surrounding villages.
Harrogate and District Deaf Society
Harrogate and District Deaf Society ensure that methods of communicating with born deaf people (BSL users) and acquired Deaf People are continuously improved. The Society run a drop in session at Community House each Wednesday afternoon between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm.01609 533501
Harrogate and Ripon Centres for Voluntary Service (HARCVS)
HARCVS is an independent charity supporting communities, charities and volunteers to make Harrogate district a great place to live and work.
We provide information and support for local charities, community groups and social enterprises. HARCVS provides high quality training and connects people through forums and networks.
We also work to raise awareness of the expertise, role and value that the voluntary and community sector can contribute to debate and decision-making on local and regional issues.
The HARCVS Where to Turn directory is free to use and contains information about hundreds of charities and community activities supporting good health and wellbeing for people of all ages. The searchable directory is available on the HARCVS website at http://www.harcvs.org.uk/wheretoturn .
The HARCVS Volunteering Directory can help find your ideal volunteering opportunity according to your interests, availability, age, wheelchair access and location. Search the directory at www.harcvs.org.uk/volunteer .
Harrogate Home Improvement Agency
Harrogate Home Improvement Agency provide confidential independent advice in the Harrogate District on repairs, improvement and home adaptations. The service is available to people aged 60 and over, and to disabled people of all ages.
Yorkshire Housing HandyTec service offers a reliable service to enable you to live independently, safely and comfortably. The team will make the necessary repairs, improvements and adaptations to make sure your house remains your home. HandyTec can help whether you need a grab rail fitting, curtains hanging, or a level access shower installing.http://www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk 0345 366 4402
Royal British Legion – Victory Branch
The Royal British Legion provide welfare support to serving and ex- serving members of the Armed Forces and their dependants.http://www.britishlegion.org.uk 01423 858222
Supporting Victims provides support and information services to victims of crime in North Yorkshire.
Support is available for anyone affected by crime, whether reported or not, including victims, bereaved relatives, parents or guardians of victims under 18 and members of staff where a business has been a victim of crime. We can provide a range of practical and emotional support but if necessary we can also help you access support provided by other organisations.
Please telephone on 01904 669276 Monday – Friday 8am to 7pm or free on 0808 1689111 outside these hours. Contact can also be made through our website, where further information is available.http://www.supportingvictims.org/ 01904 669276 / 0808 1689111
Time for God
Time for God is a well-established volunteering organisation that connects young adults with opportunities to serve for one year in Christian communities both in the UK and overseas. We gather host placements and volunteers from around the world who want to make a difference; then connect and empower them to serve together.
TfG volunteers are placed with churches and other sites that support vulnerable women, youth & children, homeless people & recovering addicts, community development projects, schools work, adults with disabilities, elderly people, non-profit – communications & PR and outdoor pursuit projects.
Time for God trains, supports and journeys with over 100 full-time volunteers and placement sites each year.
Victim Support deliver emotional and practical support on behalf of Supporting Victims.
If you’ve been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, we can help you find the strength to deal with what you’ve been through.
Victim Support is an independent charity and our services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.